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One panel from a women's two-piece classic dress

Main field is black; across each end one wide red (bayeta) band with scalloped edges, on which are two zigzag lines in dark blue; above this two red bands with a line of dark blue through the middle of each; much worn.

Provenance

Collection of Denman Waldo Ross; gift to the MFA, May 10, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Native North American (Navajo), 1840–60

Object Place

Southwest

Accession Number

02.73

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes